From refugee to Vatican–and now pastor of Tempe church

In an era in which the word “amazing” has become cliché, the newly installed pastor of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Tempe has had a life’s journey that captures the true sense of the word.

Young Marines march to patriot, family values

Lance Corporal Caleb Halliwill and Staff Sargeant Joscha Ely, arrayed in crisp uniforms and bedecked with service ribbons, stood at attention.

Neighbors rally vs proliferation of short-term rentals

If you think of your home as your castle, you’re not unlike the Tempe residents who live in Estate La Colina.

A final tribute for Wade

A 2016 Corona del Sol graduate has been laid to rest after being struck by lightning atop Humphreys Peak near Flagstaff.

Tempe Chamber seeks new top exec

A search committee at the Tempe Chamber of Commerce has announced it is undertaking a recruitment campaign to replace Mary Ann Miller, who has resigned as president/CEO effective Aug. 31.

Nov. 18 brings music, fun to Tempe’s Estrada Park

With triple digits mercifully over for 2017, outdoor-entertainment opportunities abound for residents of Tempe and West Chandler.

Teen’s thrill: ‘Mom, I’m a changed person’

Cate Baskin was only in seventh grade when she uttered the words her mother will never forget.

Father-daughter punk duo freaks out the scene

Sugar Skull Explosion is a loud, playful and unrestrained new punk band consisting of a long-time Valley musician and his highly inspired daughter.

Disaster close-up via a man who’s seen it all

Mark Moorehead may be 1,200 miles away and high and dry from the same raging torrents that inundated Houston and much of Florida, but he still can’t forget the often lifechanging results that nature can produce.

Wrangler debuts ‘Our Neighbors, Our Faith’ section

I’ve been a religion writer for the better part of my career. That explains why, when I began writing for Wrangler News back in January 2015, I was naturally drawn to telling stories of faith.
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